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Mono Lake Basin Geology > Black Point Volcano volcaniclastics, California by ahochstaedter

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Date added
Feb 06, 2012
Date taken
Aug 08, 2011
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Wide view of volcaniclasics from one of the underwater eruptions that formed Black Point volcano about 13,000 years ago. The horizontal nature of the beds, rather than dipping away from a central vent, indicate dispersal of the tephra by water before deposition. The strong layering and relatively well sorted nature of the beds support this notion as well.

Close-up views of this outcrop are here:
www.gigapan.org/gigapans/98272
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A gigapan from inside one of the fissures on top of the Black Point Volcano is here:
www.gigapan.org/gigapans/98269
The view of Mono Lake from the top of Black Point Volcano is here:
www.gigapan.org/gigapans/98270
"Geology Underfoot in Yosemite National Park" by Glazner and Stock (2010) provides a fine synopsis of this field area.


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GigaPan Stitch version 1.0.0805 (Windows)
Panorama size: 225 megapixels (31004 x 7260 pixels)
Input images: 48 (12 columns by 4 rows)
Field of view: 165.3 degrees wide by 38.7 degrees high (top=22.9, bottom=-15.8)
Settings:
All default settings
Original image properties:
Camera make: PENTAX
Camera model: PENTAX K-r
Image size: 4288x2848 (12.2 megapixels)
Capture time: 2011-08-08 16:35:14 - 2011-08-08 16:39:15
Aperture: f/9
Exposure time: 0.001
ISO: 200
Focal length (35mm equiv.): 82.0 mm
White balance: Fixed
Exposure mode: Manual
Horizontal overlap: 42.7 to 46.0 percent
Vertical overlap: 47.8 to 49.7 percent
Computer stats: 8098.69 MB RAM, 8 CPUs
Total time 5:27 (6.8 seconds per picture)
Alignment: 1:06, Projection: 1:10, Blending: 3:11
(Preview finished in 3:18)

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